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SkyBus named as one of five finalists for IBM SmartCamp

SkyBus, a start-up supported by The Innaxis Foundation & Research Institute, has been named as one of the five final entities chosen to be in the IBM SmartCamp.

IBM first created ¨SmartCamp¨ as a worldwide competition for entrepreneurs in which they select the best technology- based on the proposed solution to help build a smarter world. The Startups technology must be aligned with the main IBM Smarter Planet main objectives and startegy. This is the first time that Spain will be hosting an IBM SmartCamp competition.

IBM SmartCamp is ¨is an exclusive global program bringing together entrepreneurs, investors and experienced mentors who want to build a Smarter Planet. SmartCamp provides access to world-class advisors plus a direct route to seed and venture capital.¨ The aim of SmartCamp is to develop the next generation of entrepreneurs to exploit opportunities in growth sections such as energy, healthcare, telecommunications, consumer goods and public administration.

The president of The Innaxis Foundation and Research Institute is also one of the founders of SkyBus. The event will take place in Barcelona, Spain on June 14th and will include mentoring sessions and networking opportunities with investors, marketing professionals and tech experts. Registration and the complete event programme can be viewed here.

To view the video pitch for SkyBus along with the pitches of the other finalists, please visit this page.